Obituary: Madelyn G. Welles, Long Time Mendham Resident
Brooklyn native served as Deacon, Elder at Hilltop Presbyterian Church in Mendham.
Madelyn G. Welles of Mendham died suddenly on April 17, 2012 at Morristown Medical Center. She was 84.
Born in Brooklyn, she was the daughter of Herbert and Florence Beck. She lived in Short Hills, Springfield and Mountain Lakes before moving to Mendham in 1967.
She attended Hunter College earning her R.N. after which she began her nursing career at Brooklyn Hospital. It was there that she met and later married her husband, Dr. Morley P. Welles in 1950.
She was an active member of Mendham’s Hilltop Presbyterian Church serving as Deacon and Elder. Madelyn believed in community spirit and dedicated her life to sharing her many talents and treasures with local organizations and charities.
Her family will remember her as a loving wife and mother who dedicated her life the family’s upbringing while pursuing careers in home decoration and medical office management.
She was predeceased by her husband Dr. Morley P. Welles, and her grandson Benjamin Green.
Survivors include her 11 children Christopher Welles (Linda), Jonathan Welles (Barbara), Frederick Welles (Joanne), Marilyn Boudreau, Jeffrey Welles (Karen),
Timothy Welles, Laurence Welles (Pamela), Jennifer Green (Kevin), Amy Schmeal (Bruce), Douglas Welles (Linda) and Lori Welles; one sister Florence Margo and her 24 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Friday from 2-4 p.m. 6-9 p.m. at the Bailey Funeral Home, 8 Hilltop Rd., Mendham. Funeral Service Saturday 10am at Hilltop Presbyterian Church. Interment Mendham Hilltop Cemetery. For those desiring, donations to the American Heart Assoc., 1 Union St., Robbinsville, NJ For complete obit go to www.baileyfuneralhomes.com